Connect with TI’s experts about the latest products, trends and “ah-ha” moments driving the wireless connectivity industry forward.
    • Dec 16, 2014

    The shocking impact of poor RF selectivity and blocking

    At TI, we have more than 15 years of experience with low-power RF solutions. Over time, working hands-on with customers, we have learned what it takes to design RF IC’s that work well in industrial environments. The wireless communication needs...
    • Dec 10, 2014

    The Sixth Sense. What would you do with it?

    Don’t you wish you had a sixth sense that let you see into the future – beyond what your current five senses allow? While this is not possible (…quite yet! Who knows?), getting an early indication of what’s going on with our ...
    • Nov 13, 2014

    The Internet of Industrial Things

    The Internet of Things or IoT is not just for consumer applications. It has a strong potential in the industrial sector because of the services that will be provided as more sensors and equipment are connected to the cloud. It is important that IoT not be confused with machine-to-machine or M2M connectivity since they are not the same. M2M is traditionally...
    • Sep 30, 2014

    Make every IoT device connected with SimpleLink Wi-Fi

    Guest blog post from Glenn Vassallo , CEO & Founder, Swift Software Pty. Ltd. My name is Glenn Vassallo , I am an IT professional with a background in cloud, mobile and data, but recently I have been developing an embedded device based on Texas Instrument’s SimpleLink™ Wi-Fi technology. I was recently recognized as an E2E MVP through...
    • Sep 24, 2014

    Using Temboo and your LaunchPad to build your own Internet of Things

    What do we mean when we say that we’re “connecting the Internet of Things?” Here’s an example: Texas Instruments and Temboo recently announced a partnership that will bring Temboo’s software to TI LaunchPads , making it easier to turn your MCU-based projects into connected IoT devices. We talked with the team over at Temboo...
    • Sep 15, 2014

    The SensorTag celebrates a milestone and becomes open source

    The SimpleLink Bluetooth low energy SensorTag celebrates 50,000 development kits sold and releases open source Android SensorTag project at git.ti.com The SimpleLink™ Bluetooth ® low energy SensorTag was immediately embraced by developers when it was launched in November 2012 as part of TI’s wireless connectivity portfolio. After...
    • Sep 2, 2014

    PLL Synthesizers: A brief overview.

    One of the critical blocks in any wireless transceivers is a phase lock loop (PLL) synthesizer. A PLL is a versatile device that finds applications in signal synthesis, synchronization, modulation, demodulation, signal tracking, etc. A basic block diagram of a PLL synthesizer is shown in Figure 1. Figure 1: Basic PLL synthesizer block diagram...
    • Aug 27, 2014

    When your password isn’t enough: Sesame keeps your computer screen safe!

    Five questions with Eric Ferraz, CEO at Atama These days there is an app for everything which means you must have your smartphone on you at all times. Well, we have good news! TI customer, Atama, is helping you keep your Mac or PC protected with just a keyfob. No smartphone required. We recently asked their CEO, Eric Ferraz, to answer some questions...
    • Aug 19, 2014

    5 reasons why SimpleLink Bluetooth CC256x family is the right choice for YOU

    Back in March we announced the expansion of the SimpleLink™ Bluetooth® CC256x family with updated silicon, new modules and audio reference designs, which built upon this best performance, flexible, easy to use and proven platform. We want to share five reasons why you should choose the SimpleLink Bluetooth for your next project: 1. Starting...
    • Aug 6, 2014

    A New Understanding: Blast Motion redefines movement, tracking and training for athletes.

    Guest blog post from Bhaskar Bose, Ph.D., director of engineering for Blast Motion Swing, and a miss! Swing again and the ball flies over the fence. What is different between these two baseball swings? And why was one successful while the other was not? Blast Motion empowers athletes of all types to capture, measure, track, compare and even share...